TIP ConferenceTechnology, Innovations, & Pedagogy Conference

Engaging Learners - Anytime, Anyplace

Monday, August 18, 2014
11:30am - 5:00pm

Call for Proposals - due May 18, 2014

Keynote Speaker is Dr. Helen L. Chen. View her biography here
California State University, Fresno
Peters Building

The Center for the Scholarly Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CSALT), Technology Innovations for Learning and Teaching (TILT) and Title V - HSI Program: Commitment to Latina/o Academic Success & Excellence (CLASE) invite you to submit a proposal for their 2014 conference being held on the campus of California State University, Fresno on Monday August 18, 2014. The conference will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.

Please submit your proposal no later than May 18, 2014.

Potential Session Topics

Turnitin and SafeAssign Assessment
ePortfolios Redesigning Learning Spaces
Box Flipped Classroom
Endnote & Zotero Tablets in Education
Course redesign Online teaching and learning
Lecture/Screen capture Web 2.0/3.0 Tools
Universal Design for Learning (Accessibility) Effective use of Blackboard
Social Media Collaborate & Zoom
Apps for Teaching and Learning Google Apps
Apps for Productivity (e.g. Evernote) Backchannel Communication

Session Format

There are three types of sessions for which proposals are being accepted. Concurrent and panel sessions are both 50-minutes long. Poster sessions take place during the reception at the end of the conference.

1) Concurrent Session

A 40-minute oral presentation covering practical application of a pedagogical /technological method or methods followed by 10 minutes for questions and group discussion.

2) Panel Discussion

Feedback from previous conference attendees has shown that the most successful sessions are those that feature trials, successes and practical suggestions from the panelists regarding their implementation of a pedagogical method or technological implementation. Please allow at least 10 minutes during the session for questions and group discussion.

3) Poster Session

Provides a forum for one-to-one  in-depth discussion using a narrative and visual material to display and communicate the pedagogical challenge as well as your method for confronting the challenge. A few select digital-format poster presentations will be allowed. Please provide justification if you believe your poster is in need of such a format.

Proposal Submission Requirements

To submit a proposal, please access this link and be prepared to submit the following information:

  • Your name, telephone number (including area code) and e-mail address
  • University Name
  • Presentation title (Please limit to 10 words)
  • Presentation type (Panel, concurrent or poster)
  • Abstract (Please limit to 100 words)

We look forward to your submission!

If you have any questions, please contact:
Ida M. Jones, idaj@csufresno.edu, 559 278-2151
Laura Alcantar, lalcantar@csufresno.edu, 559 278-2819.